|Preceded by||Harold LeVander|
|33rd Governor of Minnesota|
January 1971 – Incumbent
|Born|| 8 June 1931 (age 48)|
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Hailey Harrison (m. 1956)|
|Alma mater||University of Minnesota|
Richard Ulysses Harrison (born 8 June 1931) is an American politician, who has been serving as the 33rd Governor of Minnesota since 1971. His nicknames include Big Rich, a nod to his height of 6 foot 6 inches (2.01M), and Blackbeard, a nod to his large beard.